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The Sands at Nomads

Hotel category
4 Star
Rooms
29
Wellness/Spa
YES
Internet
FREE
5 star dive center
Onsite
House reef
NO

Resort Highlights

  • 5* boutique hotel on Diani Beach
  • Lush coastal rainforest, white sand beach
  • Spacious apartments with ocean views
  • 5m deep freshwater pool, sun beds
  • Beach restaurant, fine dining, pool bar
  • Water sports center, spa, yoga/Zumba platform
  • 24 hr reception, TV lounge, internet café

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 50% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% (balance) is due 44 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 23 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 23 and 16 days prior to arrival
  • 80% will be charged if you cancel between 16 and 10 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 10 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

The Sands at Nomads is an exclusive boutique hotel on Diani Beach, Southern Kenya.

The resort is set between lush coastal rainforest and a beautiful 25km long sandy white beach. There are 29 spacious and uniquely furnished apartments.

There is a 5m deep freshwater pool with sun beds, garden chairs and umbrellas located within the resort’s well kept gardens. Choose to dine on the beach, by the pool or at Rivas Fine Dine Restaurant. 

Additional facilities include a 24 hr reception, satellite TV lounge with small library, spa, water sports center, gift shop, yoga/Zumba platform and internet café. 

Explore diving around the The Sands at Nomads

Dive Center

Highlights

  • 5* PADI Dive Resort on Diani Beach
  • Established in 1985, lots of local experience
  • Turtles, wrecks and macro life
  • Chance to see whale sharks (Nov-Feb)
  • 'Pure Air' certified tank filling proceedures
  • Full range of watersports available

Description

Diving the Crab - Nomads is an experienced 5* Dive Resort on Diani Beach in Southern Kenya. 

The dive center has been taking people diving since 1985, making them one of Kenya's most established and reputable dive operations. 

A team of PADI instructors offer a range of recreational PADI courses and fun dives throughout the day. Top experiences include Funguo House Reef Wreck and the chance to see turtles, macro life and whalesharks (Nov- Feb). 

Equipment is well maintained and the center was recently awarded the 'Pure Air' certification for the quality and cleanliness of thier tank filling proceedures. 

 

DIVING SERVICES

PADI Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Other Specialties

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Beach Front Location
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Other

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Dive boat facilities

  • Ladder
  • Dry Area
  • Seating Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Custom Built
  • Tea And Coffee
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Camera Table

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions
  • Live Music
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sandbank
  • Island Hopping
  • Book Swap/Library

Food & drink

  • Private Dining
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Spa Facility
  • Massage Services
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Yoga

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Cycling
  • Beach Volleyball

How to get there

Arrival

  • The resort will arrange to pick you up and drop you off at Mombasa Airport or Ukunda Airstrip in an air conditioned minibus (advance notice required, additional cost).
  • Check in time is 12pm. 

Departure

  • Check out time is 10am. 
  • The resort will drop you back at Mombasa Airport or Ukunda Airstrip (advance notice required, additonal cost).

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